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that was easy. >> reporter: just out of prison, convicted tsa officer, pitheus brown says he stole $800,000 of items over a four-year period. brown manned the tsa baggage screening machine at newark airport. where he would be tepd off. overhead cameras weren't working and others did the same thing. >> it became massive. >> massive. >> yeah. >> you weren't the only one? >> no. >> reporter: in our own investigations involving ten airports with history of tsa theft problems, abc news checked bags with ipayipads and cash an left beef hind ipads at tsa check points. all the luggage made it past tsa safely. in nine out of ten cases, at carry-on check points. tsa screening officers did exactly what they are trained to do. >> please come back to the podium to claim your items. >> reporter: it was a different story in or lalando where our i was seen in the hand of andy ramirez. two hours later we were able to track the ipad as it left the airport and ended up at tsa officer's home. brian ross. abc news. can you give me a hand here. we are looking for a missing ipad. >> missing ipad? >> reporter:
their lockout to officiate the browns/ravens game in baltimore. cheers filled the stadium during the pregame coin toss when one ref said it's good to be back. the ravens won the game. unlike the monday night packers/seahawks debacle, it was controversy-free. thank goodness. >> thank goodness, gracious, get down and kiss the gridiron. yes. enough was enough. that was ridiculous. >> since when do refs get a standing ovation. they're usually sort of, thankless job. >> insults. expletives hurled at them. >> i know. >> you're exactly right. >> standing ovation? wow! >> refs must have been like what kind of parallel universe are we in. they're cheering us right now. they get a nice raise. $18,000 raise to start. eventually i think right now at $140,000, some odd dollars, they're going to go up to the $200,000 level. >> that's significant for a part-time job. >> by the end of the eighth year. >> it is significant. a lot of people. i heard some people talking about it, eavesdropping on them. one guy was saying, this is way too much money. and it is a ton of money. when you think how much
travel and lifestyle editor genevieve brown says some airlines are even taking baggage fees to a whole new level in time for the holidays. >> spirit airlines will be charging as much as $100 for a carry-on bag. i think that might take a lot of people by surprise over the thanksgiving holiday. >> per carry on? >> reporter: the transportation department inspector general also sees baggage fees continuing as the airline industry deals with increasing oil prices, labor disputes, and and consolidation. leaving less competition and fewer flight options. >> to say you have to pay more money when fuel is going down for baggage. is some what ludicrous. >> reporter: one airline taking advantage of the backlash is southwest. >> you have to give it up for bags fly free. >> reporter: in a new ad, southwest is trying to gain customers with the bags fly free policy. jetblue also gives customers their first checked bag free. experts say the best way to try to save money is book your tickets for tuesday, wednesdays or saturdays which are typically the cheapest days to fly. brandi hitt, abc news, los an
for the ravens/browns' guam tonight. you know there is some concern about the 121 refs necessarily have they been briefed on some of the new rules, have they passed physicals, will they pass physicals, going to endure, physicals and briefed on the new rules. should be ready to go. >> a great thing. a lot of folks are relieved. trying to dig up the e-mail the producer sent to us about the salaries. >> that will increase to $173,000 by 2013, that is, and $205,000 by 2019. this is not a full time job for a lot. they have side jobs. >> that is a lot of dough. i didn't know the refs. i figured it was decent paying job. not $200,000 a year for refs? i mean, whew. shows you how lucrative the nfl its. >> no one is starving that is for sure. here is your thursday forecast everybody. showers from the colorado rockies to south dakota. a wet day from new mexico to south texas. thunderstorms from wichita to pittsburgh. a few showers around the big apple. philly and d.c. >> 60s and 70s from northeast into the great lakes, the dakotas. 80s in atlanta, miami, and new orleans. 97 in phoenix. just 67 in colorado s
-driving cars, yes, i said self-driving cars, governor jerry brown called the vehicles "science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality." >> they're closer to being reality than you might think. in fact, abc's jim avila h already taken one out for a test drive. >> reporter: you have seen this -- cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have never seen. the car of the future making the driver totally unnecessary. no hand. google is working on one. and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan with cars that automatically swerve past potential accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. and now this at general motors' test track, i sat in the driver's seat as this cadillac at high speeds stayed in its lane. at 60 miles an hour it stopped on its own even when a car driving 30 miles slower pulleden front of us. >> we can foresee the day when vehicles will avoid collisions. >> reporter: it has been a car maker's dream since george jetson sat in his automated flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destin
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